Catenella nipae

Family

Rhodomelaceae

Name Ref

Catenella nipae Zanardini

[Nomenclature follows Algaebase]

Distribution

Found in tropical eastern and northern Australia ( [1]).

Ecology

Epiphytic on Acanthus ilicifolius [1], Bruguiera exaristata [1], Rhizophora_stylosa [1] and Sonneratia alba ( [1]). Found also on pneumatophores of Avicennia [Australian National Herbarium collection C. den Hartog 781, seen September 2012].

Algaebase: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=2652

References

  1. King, R.J. and Puttock, C.F. (1994). Macroalgae associated with mangroves in Australia: Rhodophyta. Bot. Mar. 37: 181-91. (more)

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